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Gradius is a popular series of horizontal-scrolling shooter games developed by Konami. Its main protagonist is a ship called the Vic Viper. One of its signature enemies is the Moai, an alien space construct based on the real-life Easter Island Moai, which shoots rings of energy. Castlevania has made several references to the Gradius series.

References to the Gradius series in Castlevania games are as follows:

Mascot games which contain both Castlevania and Gradius characters:

Production similarities between Castlevania and Gradius:

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